Twitter Stories October 11
You can now compose a tweet comprising 140 emoji – but please don’t
Using emoji in your tweets could use up a lot of your 280 characters – up to 14 characters each for some of them. But Twitter has now announced a change ensuring that all emoji are equal under the law, using two characters each …
Twitter Stories October 9
Twitter makes Moments creation a desktop exclusive as it drops support from Android app
Twitter has announced today that it is removing the ability to create Twitter Moments from its iOS and Android applications. The company says that making Moments will still be possible from the desktop web version of Twitter, while you’ll also still be able to view Moments from iOS and Android.
Twitter Stories October 2
Twitter rules, detection methods and enforcement against fake accounts all boosted
Twitter rules have been updated as the company continues its work to guard against foreign government attempts to influence the US midterm elections in November …
Twitter Stories September 25
Twitter is for the first time asking for your feedback on its new rules
Twitter has slowly adapted to a world in which hoax posts and hate speech can have real-world consequences – ranging from foreign interference in US elections to parents of murdered children being threatened and harassed.
But in evolving its rules, it’s doing one thing it has never done before …
Twitter Stories September 17
Twitter Stories September 5
Senate Intelligence Committee to grill Facebook and Twitter on election interference countermeasures
Facebook’s COO and Twitter’s CEO will be appearing before Congress today to defend their failure to prevent Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election, and to explain what they are doing to prevent state-sponsored interference in the November midterms.
Google was also asked to appear, but it seems unlikely to do so …